True Crime Conversations

True Crime Conversations explores the world's most notorious crimes by speaking to the people who know the most about them. Hosted by Jessie Stephens. 

https://www.mamamia.com.au/podcasts/true-crime-conversations/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 38m. Bisher sind 112 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 22 hours 33 minutes

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episode 27: Dr. Death


It was late 2011 when 54-year-old Kellie Martin had her accident. Along with her husband Don Martin, Kellie was retrieving Christmas decorations from their attic in Garland, Texas, when she missed a step on a ladder.  The fall resulted in a herniated disk in her back, an incredibly painful injury that she treated with physical therapy, muscle relaxers and pain relief. Eventually, her doctor recommended surgery...


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   22m
 
 

episode 26: Life With The Serpent: The Story Of Charles Sobhraj


It was October 18, 1975, when a farmer found the body of a young woman floating face down in the Gulf of Thailand.  Teresa Knowlton was wearing a floral bikini - a detail that journalists would use to eventually brand her murderer 'The Bikini Killer'. The 21-year-old had traveled to Bangkok, from Seattle in the US, and was following the “Hippie Trail” that would eventually lead her to study Tibetan Buddhism at Kopan Monastery in Kathmandu.  But along the way, she’d met someone...


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   26m
 
 

episode 25: The Myall Creek Massacre


It’s an hour and a half before sunset on a Sunday afternoon in June, 1838. A group of Indigenous Australians, the Wirrayaraay people, are cooking their evening meal. As the day nears its end, things are quiet. Calm.  They’re at Myall Creek Station, in north western NSW, between the towns of Bingara and Delungra. They’ve been camped there for a few weeks, seeking safety and protection from stockmen who have been roaming the district, killing any Indigenous person they could find...


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   39m
 
 

episode 24: The Devil’s Grip: A Deadly Secret


Seven gunshots ring out through Victoria’s green and vast Barrabool Hills.  On the western outskirts of Geelong, the Barrabool Hills is sparsely populated, best known for grazing sheep and lamb.  It’s the early hours of Wednesday, March 18, 1992, and the sun has not yet risen. Everyone should be asleep.  But those seven gunshots will have killed three people.  For the youngest casualty, 23-year-old Guy, a gunshot shatters his watch. The time reads 4:25am.  A family line will end that day...


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   30m
 
 

episode 23: The Good Girls: A Double Tragedy In A Quiet Village


Hanging from a mango tree, on the edge of their village in Uttar Pradesh, are the bodies of two girls. It’s May 27, 2014, and the sun is just beginning to rise in India’s north. It’s already blisteringly hot, the air thick and overbearing. A man, a member of the village, is the first to see them. The two girls who went missing last night.  Lalli is 14, her lifeless body beside her 16-year-old cousin Padma. They were inseparable in life, neighbours who were more like sisters...


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 2021-06-23  44m
 
 

episode 22: Barrenjoey Road: The Case Of Trudie Jeanette Adams


On today’s episode host Jessie Stephens is speaking with award-winning investigative journalists Ruby Jones and Neil Mercer, co-authors of the book Barrenjoey Road. For 43 years, the case of Trudie Jeanette Adams has intrigued people on Sydney's Northern Beaches. Trudie decided to hitch-hike home, but she was never seen again. Ruby Jones first investigated the case for ABC’s Unravel podcast. The second season, titled Barrenjoey Road, investigated the disappearance of Trudie Adams...


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 2021-06-16  40m
 
 

episode 21: Finding Cleo: The Story Of A Lost Child


On today’s episode Jessie is speaking with award-winning investigative journalist Connie Walker, whose podcast ‘Stolen’ &‘Missing & Murdered’ uncovers an overlooked epidemic of violence against Indigenous women and girls in North America.  Her ‘Finding Cleo’ series tells the story of the young Cree girl who was taken from her family by child welfare workers in Saskatchewan in the 1970s, and unearths what truly happened to her.....


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 2021-06-09  39m
 
 

episode 20: The Dunblane Massacre: Britain's Deadliest Mass Shooting


It’s a Wednesday morning in March 1996, and the bell sounds at Dunblane Primary School near Stirling in Scotland.  Students scramble to their classrooms, their minds are caught up in homework and friendships, and the game they were just playing in the yard.  A class of twenty-eight Primary 1 pupils, aged between four and six, congregate in the gymnasium, preparing for their morning PE lesson.  In a nearby classroom sits an eight-year-old boy whose name is Andy...


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 2021-06-02  26m
 
 

episode 19: The Belrose Bomb


It’s June 15, 1998, a cool winter’s evening on Sydney’s northern beaches.   The leafy, quiet and friendly suburb of Belrose is located about 19 kilometres northeast of Sydney’s CBD. For a man named Brett Boyd, it's no accident he lived there.  The 27-year-old had moved away from the bustling nightlife of Kings Cross. His friends were involved heavily in the club scene - some dealing drugs like cocaine...


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 2021-05-26  23m
 
 

Introducing Extraordinary Stories: Belle Gibson


We’re popping into your feed to share with you our new episode of Extraordinary Stories: Belle Gibson. Episodes two and three of Extraordinary Stories; Belle Gibson are available exclusively to MPlus members. To become a member and listen to the full series right now, head to www.mamamia.com...


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 2021-05-24  31m